Friday Fun Five April 21, 2017

Oaklee's Family Guide Friday Fun FiveHere are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories!

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Model Train Day – Lambs Farm
April 22 in Libertyville

Children of all ages can don their conductor’s hat and operate the model trains courtesy of Valley Model Railroad Club. The club’s portable layout features a CTC computerized signal system and will be located in the Magnolia Cafe & Bakery.



Future Nurses Academy – Discovery Center Museum
April 22 in Rockford

Come see what it’s like to be a nurse! From checking X-Rays to taking blood pressure, kids of all ages can get their hands on real equipment, talk to real nurses, and make the rounds on this day of medical fun.




Bison’s Bluff Grand Opening & Earth Day Celebration
April 22 in Schaumburg

This 1-acre play area features climbing towers, rock walls, a meandering stream, nature art area, and nature-themed play structures.




Earth Day Celebration – Emily Oaks Nature Center
April 23 in Skokie

Discover how different Skokie cultures recognize and celebrate Earth Day in their home countries, and join in Earth Day rituals, ceremonies and activities from around the world! Earth-friendly foods will be available for sale.




Freaky Friday – Adventure Realm
April 21 in Downers Grove

From 6pm-10pm the Realm is yours to enjoy unlimited MagiQuest & Unlimited Laser Tag including rarely played Laser Tag games like vampire, rift insanity and midnight madness with LIGHTS OFF!





This week’s Friday Fun Five is sponsored by “The Actors Gymnasium”.
The Actors Gymnasium-Learn to Fly! Each day includes circus, drama, and movement. Students learn aerial and ground circus skills, take fun-filled field trips, and create their own circus-theatre show!  Ages 9-15.



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